goombas.org
menu
main
links
all items
rss feed

Topics:
coding
games
goombas.org
horror
judgement
life
minutiae
music
rants
software
fool.
 _-
 oO
 |/
/|
/ \
Ugh, stop twitching
other people playing far cry 2
games Posted 2008-10-26 14:23:26 by Jim Crawford
I loaned my Xbox 360 to Megan's brother Ryan over Saturday for some sort of Far Cry 2 event. He scrounged up eight 360s, seven TVs and one LCD monitor from various sources, presumably for some massive system link action. Later I found out that it was a Far Cry 2 launch party, hosted by Ubisoft. Ubisoft can't provide its own hardware?

As Ryan was making arrangements to return my 360, he mentioned that Ubisoft was giving out goodie bags to the people who provided the hardware. Cool. But when he showed up at my door he shamefully explained that, as it turned out, “goodie bag” just meant “bag.” I liked it better when I was doing this out of the goodness of my heart rather than whoring myself out for a corporate branded tote bag.

I do also have the Far Cry 2 achievement points that someone random earned for me, though. The people at that party must've been logged in as the default Gamertag of the system they happened to walk up to. In my imagination, none of these these players knew each other, so they referred to each other by Gamertag as they yelled strategies around the room. These people would surely become fast friends, and their respective Gamertags would become permanent nicknames in memory of how they'd met. One of these people -- hopefully the only girl in the group -- would be known as “Jim Crawford” for the rest of her natural life.

[link to this] [See more on “games”]

comments
add a comment
Only anonymous comments are available for now until I get the user system up and running again. Not many people were logging in anyway, so enh.
Permitted HTML tags: <b>, <i>, <u>, <tt>. Also permitted is the <q> pseudo-tag which is meant to delimit quotes from other messages.
name:
email:
subject:
body:
Preview
To prove you are sentient, please type "sentient" into this box

what's this?
This is Jim Crawford's blog. Details and contact information.

On Twitter: @mogwai_poet

recent comments
no subject (Anonymous on boxing: a history)
QuickBooks Technical Support Phone Number @1844-640-1482
(Anonymous on may 2013 microblog digest)
phone number for quickbooks support (Anonymous on may 2013 microblog digest)
no subject (Anonymous on boxing: a history)
Accountancy (Anonymous on may 2013 microblog digest)
QuickBooks Technician (Anonymous on may 2013 microblog digest)
no subject (Anonymous on boxing: a history)
quickbooks support (Anonymous on may 2013 microblog digest)
Loved the game (Anonymous on boxing: a history)
no subject (Anonymous on may 2013 microblog digest)
no subject (Anonymous on may 2013 microblog digest)
Aol Tech Support Number (Anonymous on may 2013 microblog digest)
Time Mushyn (Anonymous on foolish 2)
Packers and Movers Bangalore (Anonymous on may 2013 microblog digest)
foreign education consultants in hyderabad (Anonymous on may 2014 microblog digest)
Comments RSS